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Tag Archives: Minnesota Orchestra
The New York Philharmonic is looking for a new music director, the Grammys are in, the American Composers Forum announces its 2015 _Champrions of New Music_ awards, and the Minnesota Orchestra is going to Cuba (via Germany for some reason).
This week on SoundNotion, we moderate a discussion on substitute musician pay equity in the Minnesota Orchestra between Roberts Levine and Drew McManus. Plus:The CMA/ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming and Björk’s new album leaked and released early.
- This week on SoundNotion, we moderate a discussion on pay equity for substitute musicians in the Minnesota Orchestra between Robert Levine and Drew McManus.
- Also this week, the CMA/ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming are announced. Festival of New Trumpet Music you say? Dave approves (he’s a trumpet nerd).
- Björk’s new album Vulnicura was leaked two months early, so she decided to go ahead and release it. Sam approves (he’s a Björk nerd). Go and buy it.
This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by outgoing MATA Festival artistic director Yotam Haber and executive director Todd Tarantino. We cover what’s new with MATA, new MATA commissions, and how to remain dogmatically undogmatic as a curator.
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by outgoing MATA Festival artistic director Yotam Haber and executive director Todd Tarantino.
- We cover what’s new with MATA, this year’s MATA commissions, and how to remain dogmatically undogmatic as a curator.
- San Diego Opera donors are trying to keep the company afloat. And, there’s some good gossip too.
- YES! We talked about Minnesota again. (You know you missed it.)
- The 2014 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards are announced (and this 10 year old kid won).
- Want Augusta Read Thomas to let you know you’re about to miss your mom’s call? How about Shulamit Ran informing you that an “UNKNOWN NUMBER” is calling? Spektral Quartet has just the thing.
This week, we’re joined by composer Joseph Klein. His intermedia and theatrical works are incredible! Check out his new album “Improbable Encounters,” a CD/DVD release on the Innova label.
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- We’re joined by composer Joseph Klein. His new album “Improbable Encounters” is now out on Innova Recordings.
- Check out more videos of Joe’s music on YouTube.
- Sotheby’s is auctioning off a Stradivarius viola for $45 million. It is one of just ten extant Strads.
- The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra finds some needed cash. Whew, that was close!
- San Diego Opera calls it quits.
- Eight board members resign from the Minnesota Orchestra in protest.
This week on SoundNotion, orchestra business consultant and friend of the show Drew McManus joins us to talk about his Orchestra 990 Database Project. If you care about the future of orchestras, you should consider backing his Kickstarter project.
- This week on SoundNotion, orchestra business consultant, website solutions specialist and friend of the show Drew McManus joins us to talk about his Orchestra 990 Database Project.
- If you care about the future of orchestras and are a fan of financial transparency, you should back his Kickstarter project (going to be way better than GuideStar).
- Spotify purchases Echonest for $100,000,000! (non-technerds, omit the exclamation point).
- The music world bids farewell to opera greats Robert Ashley and Gerard Mortier. You can catch Ashley’s recently competed opera Crash this April at the Whitney Museum of American Art 2014 Biennial.